Assistant Director of Nursing

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

Forest Ridge is Teller County's premier destination for post-hospital recovery and skilled nursing. Forest Ridge offers a level of comfort and care unmatched in the area including physical rehabilitation, memory care and long term care.


The primary purpose of the position is to assist the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, development and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Medical Director, to make certain that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.


Must hold a current nurse license
Previous experience as an Assistant Director of Nursing Services in a skilled nursing facility or sub-acute setting is preferred
Must have a proven track record of integrity and performance, and an in-depth knowledge of the Long Term Care industry (customer satisfaction; employee satisfaction; regulatory compliance; clinical)
Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Must exhibit sound judgment making skills, patience and compassion
Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with residents, family members, staff members and stakeholders
Possess the flexibility to approach skilled nursing and long term care services through a resident-centered model


Assist the Director of Nursing in Planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities
Maintain written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department
Assist in the development and implementation of a nursing organization structure.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director of Nursing, as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing service department.
Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to enhance the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.
Actively participate in an ongoing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program for the nursing service department.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of an ongoing risk management program for the nursing service department
Monitoring of resident care and services to achieve quality outcomes and high customer satisfaction

Monitor and evaluate programs to promote the recruitment, retention, career development and continuing education of staff

We invite you to submit your letter of intent and resume for consideration and personal interview
Come join a team that is leading the next generation of skilled nursing and rehabilitative healthcare services

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